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10 Best Songs of the Week: Tune-Yards, Jack White, Ride, David Byrne, Karen O, and More

Plus Field Music, Gaz Coombes, Belle and Sebastian, The Radio Dept., Hookworms, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 12, 2018

We haven't posted a Songs of the Week post in quite awhile, as there weren't that many new songs of note over the holidays or at the start of the year, but this week there was an tidal wave of new tracks worth considering for this list. It was definitely a challenge to narrow it down to only 10 (Franz Ferdinand and Marlon Williams almost made the Top 10). More

Karen O Shares New Song “YO! MY SAINT” Featuring Michael Kiwanuka

Part of KENZO’s New Spring/Summer Fashion Campaign

Jan 11, 2018

Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O has shared a new song, "YO! MY SAINT." It features the guest vocals of Michael Kiwanuka and the song is part of the new Spring/Summer fashion campaign for clothing company KENZO and is featured in a short film for the company. More

Sep 06, 2017

Parquet Courts have teamed up with Daniele Luppi for a new collaborative concept album, MILANO, due out October 27 via 30th Century. Previously they shared the song "Soul and Cigarette." Now they have shared another song from the album, "Talisa," which features the vocals of Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O. More

Listen: Karen O - “I Shall Rise”

Taken from the Video Game Rise of the Tomb Raider

Oct 30, 2015

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has shared a new song, "I Shall Rise." It was commissioned to be featured in the video Rise of the Tomb Raider, which is out November 10.  More

Watch: Karen O - “Singalong” Video

Crush Songs Out Now via Cult Records

Aug 19, 2015

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has shared a video for "Singalong." The track was featured last year's acoustic solo album, Crush Songs. More

Jul 10, 2015

TV on the Radio's Dave Sitek has a side-project named Maximum Balloon. It's been five years since we've heard from Maximum Balloon, back when their self-titled debut album was released.  More

Watch: Karen O Writes Original Song for Google Doodle

Celebrating the Life of Nellie Bly

May 06, 2015

Yesterday Google's homepage doodle featured a very special video tribute to Nellie Bly, celebrating her 151 birthday. More

Watch: Karen O – “Day Go By” Video

Crush Songs is Out Now on Cult Records

Jan 21, 2015

Karen O’s video for Crush Songs cut “Day Go By” is a simple affair.  More

Sep 15, 2014

Last week Yeah Yeah Yeahs' frontwomen Karen O released her debut solo album Crush Songs. More

Sep 05, 2014

Next week, Karen O will release her proper solo debut, Crush SongsMore

Listen: Karen O - “Day Go By”

New Album Crush Songs Due Out Sept. 9

Sep 03, 2014

Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O has released "Day Go By," another new track from her upcoming solo debut, Crush SongsMore

Karen O Announces Live Shows

Dates Begin September 9

Aug 13, 2014

Karen O is hitting the road in support of her solo album Crush Songs. More

Jul 28, 2014

This September Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman Karen O will release her debut solo album Crush Songs. More

Jun 25, 2014

We all knew it had to happen, right? Yeah Yeah Yeahs Karen O has announced her solo debut.  More



Reviews

Crush Songs

Crush Songs

Cult

Sep 04, 2014

Most of us presumed that Karen O could do quite well solo. Even without the heroic backing of her poppy neo-no-wave cohorts in Yeah Yeah Yeahs, she's always been a figure unto herself with her magnetic stage presence and insouciant personality. More